Q2 2018 Market Commentary

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Jul 18, 2018

Challenges in the quarter Despite continued trade dispute chatter, North American equity markets finished the quarter in positive territory as investors focused on strong sales and earnings growth in ... Continue reading

Q1 2018 Market Commentary

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Apr 06, 2018

Dear Client,   Challenges in the quarter Wow! Volatility returned with a vengeance. After experiencing market pullbacks of less than five percent in 2017, we’ve already experienced two pullbacks of greater... Continue reading

How to buy the right Life Insurance

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Nov 15, 2015

Very often people hear they need life insurance, but they just don’t know why.  Clients often shy away from buying life insurance to protect their assets and their loved ones because they feel the monthly... Continue reading

The best estate plan is worthless if it can’t be found

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Oct 15, 2015

Michael Pace, a financial planner in Seattle recalls how a relative taught him an enduring lesson about estate planning. As an advisor, I always ask clients about their estate-planning documents. I’ve... Continue reading

Powers of Attorney: How far can you go with Estate Planning?

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Oct 15, 2015

Many of us consider a Power of Attorney (the “POA” document essential to the estate plan. The document is utilized while the donor (or “grantor”) of the power is alive and usually incapacitated. The POA... Continue reading

Protect yourself with Life Insurance

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Aug 15, 2015

Thank you for your inquiry about a Life Insurance policy with WDG Inc. To ensure the quotes we provide you with are as accurate as possible, please complete your inquiry with detailed information for ... Continue reading

WDG has been awarded….

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on Jun 15, 2015

We are pleased to announce that The William Douglas Group Inc. has been awarded the title of Best Group Retirement Plans and Best Unbiased Investment & Insurance Options in Canada by Wealth & Finance ... Continue reading

Go the extra mile to attract and retain Gen Y’s best and brightest

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on May 15, 2015

  It’s forecasted that in Canada, Generation Y’s (or Millennials) will work their way up and represent 75% of the workforce by 2028.* If you want to keep the job-hopping generation long-term, give them... Continue reading

Five effective ways to launch your employee benefit plans

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on May 15, 2015

Congratulations! You’ve just provided your employees with a benefits plan. Pass out the literature and everyone’s happy, right?   Better think again.   Only 13% of Canadian employees say they understand... Continue reading

Three ways to attract and retain quality employees

Published by The William Douglas Group Inc. on May 15, 2015

  “I’ve lost a great employee!” is a familiar cry I’ve heard from friends and clients who run their own business. Whether it’s small or medium-sized, every employee counts – especially the amazing ones... Continue reading